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Sulli Deals 2.0: Pictures of Muslim women being ‘auctioned’ as ‘Bulli Bai’, sparks outrage

The photos of Muslim women have been uploaded on ‘Bulli Bai’ App, hosted on GitHub and has sparked major controversy. This comes almost 6 months after Sulli Deals ignited a major row as Muslim women were referred with a derogatory term.

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New Delhi: Microblogging website Twitter witnessed a disturbing hashtag #BulliBai on the New Year, with couple of users sharing photos of Muslim with objectionable comments.

The photos of Muslim women have been uploaded on ‘Bulli Bai’ App, hosted on GitHub and has sparked major controversy. This comes almost 6 months after Sulli Deals ignited a major row as Muslim women were referred to with a derogatory term.

Ismat Ara, a well-known journalist with a leading media outlet shared a tweet in which her photo was described as ‘Bulli Bai of the Day’. She said that this was shared by her friend and said that this was an extremely disgusting way to start off the new year.


RJ Sayema also revealed that she was also the target of ‘venomous diatribe’ on Muslim women.

Taking note of the misogynistic behavior, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said that she has spoken to Mumbai Police chief and demanding investigating in the case.

Journalist Ismat Ara has also filed a complaint with the Cyber cell of Delhi Police for immediate registration of FIR and action against people behind the auctioning of Muslim women on social media.

Md Jawaid, Congress MP from Kishanganj has also written to the Home Minister Amit Shah for taking exemplary action against the perpetrators involved in spreading offensive hashtags ‘BulliBai’ as well as ‘SulliDeals’.

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